Which wireless network should I use?

There are several wireless networks available on campus that serve different purposes. Select the appropriate network to see instructions.

Who is it for Network name (SSID) Purpose
Students and
viu-secure Provides access for students and employees of VIU
Guests from
eduroam Provides access for students and employees of other post-secondary institutions
Guests viu-guest Provides access for guests of VIU
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Eduroam (education roaming) is a wireless network that allows students and employees to use their home institution’s wireless credentials to access the internet when visiting any other eduroam participating institutions.
viu-guest is a wireless network available at VIU campuses for use by visitors who don't have VIU computer accounts.
viu-secure is the preferred wireless network available at all campuses to students and employees of VIU.

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